News From the Helm – May 2018

BY MICHAEL ROBERTSON

WHAT’S IN A COLOR?

You’re probably aware that the folks at BoatU.S. sell boat name graphics. You’re likely also aware that each year they release a list of the most popular boat names. It’s fun, and interesting. Well, perhaps inspired by BoatU.S., the good folks at Quantum Paints have released their list of the most popular topside paint colors of 2017, based on sales over the past year. According to Quantum, white will always do well, but things are trending brighter.

Base colors

  1. Pure white
  2. Snow White
  3. Citrus Green
  4. PCDC orange
  5. CTI Blue
  6. Brilliant Blue
  7. Aquamarine metallic
  8. Gunmetal Gray metallic
  9. Whaler Blue
  10. Off Shore White

2KA spray can colors

  1. Black Magic
  2. Yamaha metallic
  3. Snow White
  4. Pure White
  5. Offshore White
  6. Kingston Gray

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